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22/10/2015

Appeal: Clark rejects Staffordshire wind turbines

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Secretary of state Greg Clark has overturned an inspector’s approval of two wind turbines for Stone, Staffordshire, after finding that local residents’ concerns with the proposal had not been properly addressed.

Inspector David C Pinner accepted Stafford Borough Council’s view that the turbines were “overtly unusual manmade engineered structures” but argued that this criticism could be levelled at any turbine, and indeed the same could be said of “much of the infrastructure needed to support modern living”.

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